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Tragedy Poems - Poems about Tragedy

Tragedy Poems - Examples of all types of poems about tragedy to share and read. This list of new poems is composed of the works of modern poets of PoetrySoup. Read short, long, best, and famous examples for tragedy.
In the vast ocean of beings and tempestuous thoughts
...In the vast ocean of beings and tempestuous thoughts, You are the vessel that sails with heart at the prow, brimming with unsaid treasures. Not all can taste your depths, not all can penetrate the ......Read the rest...
Categories: tragedy, fantasy,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Aftermath of Flood
... Damaging winds whip and slash, whirling wild, drenching rain, Roads decimated come to standstill, as gushing floods reign, Inundating swollen terrains, roiling deluge of a tenebrous day, As tree......Read the rest...
Categories: tragedy, grief, natural disasters,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member The Most Beautiful Lady That Ever Was
... People anticipated, and waited for the day they could gaze upon my beauty, and that they did. The men adored me, the women admired me, and the children were in awe of me. Everyone loved me! I was......Read the rest...
Categories: tragedy, farewell, remember, voyage,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
recognizin’ you, realizing somethin’ more
...Deliberately recognizing the sun against the moonbeams I see your eyes gleam and your happiness screams Into my eager ears over the years and I’m tension-whelmed with the tears I shed Hanging at t......Read the rest...
Categories: tragedy, angst, emotions, endurance,
Form: Free verse
Last Drop Of Their Blood
... In a realm where feuds festered, fierce and free, Two clans clashed, Kovacs and Petrovics, starkly set. Amidst the mountains, a tale of sorrow spun, Where bloodied bonds bespoke a bitter deb......Read the rest...
Categories: tragedy, absence, addiction, analogy, anxiety,
Form: Free verse

Premium Member Simply Senryu: Writers understand
...Art's a paradox It is a lie that makes us Realize the truth Tragedy plus time Some pundits are wont to say Equals comedy Writers understand Language is a living thing Constantly in flux ......Read the rest...
Categories: tragedy, writing,
Form: Senryu
Grieving Ancient City
...In ancient China's heart, a tale unfurls, Where sorrow's grip ensnares the Yellow River's curls. From four hundred thousand to nine hundred grand, In nineteen thirty-eight, despair swept the land.......Read the rest...
Categories: tragedy, 10th grade, 11th grade,
Form: Free verse
You'll be fine
...Yes I have been hurt, been left in the dirt, Pretended to be fine, so many years of lyin, Yes I've been pushed around, left on the ground, wallowed in the pity, got drunk in the city, life is har......Read the rest...
Categories: tragedy, emotions, encouraging, faith, god,
Form: Rhyme
Stewards of the Land
...Oh, Pacific, Paradise at a glance, Where the ocean sings and mountain dance, Where nature's beauty knows no bounds, And ancient matriarchies wisdom resounds. As the stewards of the land, They ......Read the rest...
Categories: tragedy, devotion, discrimination, environment, strength,
Form: Rhyme
The Needed Contradiction, Part I
...I see a contradiction that grows clearer with each passing day, once I think we all one know, once saw as just part of the game, a dynamic state of tension that we should hope is not resolved, ......Read the rest...
Categories: tragedy, community, freedom, humanity, philosophy,
Form: Rhyme
...Soldiers of fortune caught in the construct Captive foreign held in the menagerie Shoulders abortion fought for my next salary Now souls smoulder over their short daiquiri I hate it when they’re ......Read the rest...
Categories: tragedy, conflict, corruption, immigration,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member footfalls
... beware ... they are coming I hear them as they tap their invariable pulses on my spirit like steel drums in the Cruzan night all at once frightening and irresistibly intoxicating - the war......Read the rest...
Categories: tragedy, analogy, death, life,
Form: Free verse
home at the ranch
...Home at the Ranch Once, I had a big ranch in, Oregon, technically it is still mine but I have no way to prove it one day and far from the ranch, inspecting fences, sudden cold storm hit, to......Read the rest...
Categories: tragedy, abuse, analogy, angst, art,
Form: Blank verse
...Your face I remember clearly as the sky that I once saw The color your eyes turned as the sun hit them Amber, like the sand on the beach where children run free The way you made me feel free a......Read the rest...
Categories: tragedy, black love, boy, death,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Babel
.... Babel: “A bottomless pit of violence, a Tower of Babel where all are speakers and no hearers.” Alexander Smith The preachers preach what they've been taught. Reporters say what they’ve been to......Read the rest...
Categories: tragedy, society,
Form: Rhyme

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